(Businesses are shipping smaller quantities of freight more frequently, giving logistics professionals more to manage in increasingly complex networks.)

What comes after the first mile and before the last mile? Logically, that’s where the middle mile goes. Logistically, though, the in-between leg of the supply chain has not historically been top of mind for every shipper.

That’s changed in the last five years, due to e-commerce.

“It’s really moved the middle mile from being kind of a commoditized afterthought, to ...

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